Brilliant groundstreak

Wing span:

Identification: The wings are bright iridescent blue on the upperside, with dark brown margins and submargins. There are two tail-like projections near the tornus of the hindwings, and there are also some white bristle-like hairs at the tornus. The underside of the wings is dark brown with a dark brown line running vertically from the costa. The hindwings have two black tornal ocelli, one of which has an orange crown. 




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Reported from: Kamarang River & Mt. Roraima (Region 7), Annai (Region 9)